Originally Posted by findeep
for work in Europe it depends on the country and whether they accept RYA advanced powerboat. Generally the norm is Yachtmaster Offshore STCW 200 endorsed. Coastal Skipper although it is a valid qualification and can be commercially endorsed is very rarely accepted, most agencies will only accept Yachtmaster.
Some countries, Denmark & Norway, like any certificate with the word 'Skipper' in it.
They seem to prefer Day Skipper over Yachtmaster.
had this with Danish MCA last year.
Yachts suggest a 'pleasure' certificate, not commercial.
Also, get any RYA cert endorsed STCW95.